'This line across my belly...' Studies in caesarean section

Robson, Stephen James (2018) 'This line across my belly...' Studies in caesarean section. PhD thesis, James Cook University.

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Stephen Robson undertook a number of studies of caesarean section. He found that age is the largest single contributor to rising rates, and that male partners influence decisions about birth. Psychological problems increase the risk of caesarean. Further studies are needed.

Item ID: 65225
Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Keywords: caesarean section, decision-making, labour, logistic regression, longitudinal study, maternal age, paternal, perinatal, population, risk factors, vaginal birth after caesarean
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Copyright Information: Copyright © 2018 Stephen James Robson.
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This is a thesis by publication. Published articles included as chapters 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 have been redacted from the thesis due to copyright restrictions.

Six publications arising from this thesis are stored in ResearchOnline@JCU, at the time of processing. Please see the Related URLs. The publications are:

Chapter 3: Baghurst, Peter, Robson, Stephen, Antoniou, Georgia, Scheil, Wendy, and Bryce, Robert (2014) The association between increasing maternal age at first birth and decreased rates of spontaneous vaginal birth in South Australia from 1991 to 2009. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54 (3). pp. 237-243.

Chapter 4: Robson, Stephen J., Vally, Hassan, Abdel-Latif, Mohamed E., Yu, Maggie, and Westrupp, Elizabeth (2015) Childhood health and developmental outcomes after cesarean birth in an Australian cohort. Pediatrics, 136 (5). e1285-e1293.

Chapter 5: Robson, Stephen, Campbell, Beth, Pell, Gabrielle, Wilson, Anne, Tyson, Kate, de Costa, Caroline, Permezel, Michael, and Woods, Cindy (2015) Concordance of maternal and paternal decision-making and its effect on choice for vaginal birth after caesarean section. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 55 (3). pp. 257-261.

Chapter 6: Robson, Stephen J., Vally, Hassan, Mohamed, Abdel-Latif, Yu, Maggie, and Westrupp, Elizabeth M. (2017) Perinatal and social factors predicting caesarean birth in a 2004 Australian birth cohort. Women and Birth, 30 (6). pp. 506-510.

Chapter 7: Robson, Stephen J., de Costa, Caroline, Woods, Cindy, Ding, Pauline, and Rane, Ajay (2018) Maternal-choice caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth in low-risk primigravid women. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 58 (4). pp. 469-473.

Chapter 8: Robson, Stephen J., and De Costa, Caroline M. (2017) Thirty years of the World Health Organization's target caesarean section rate: time to move on. Medical Journal of Australia, 206 (4). pp. 181-185.

Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2020 00:10
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111402 Obstetrics and Gynaecology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920507 Womens Health @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920114 Reproductive System and Disorders @ 50%
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